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Etymology

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From Spanish adarme (116 Spanish ounce, peso), from Andalusian Arabic الدرهم (ad-dárham), from Arabic دِرْهَم (dirham, dirham), from Middle Persian 𐭦𐭥𐭦𐭭 (drahm), from Ancient Greek δραχμή (drakhmḗ, drachma). Doublet of dram, drachma, diram, dirham, and dirhem.

Noun

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adarme (plural adarmes)

  1. (historical) A traditional Spanish unit of mass, equivalent to about 1.8 g.
  2. (historical) Synonym of peso, during periods when it was a Spanish coin notionally equivalent to an adarme of gold.

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Andalusian Arabic الدرهم (ad-dárham), from Arabic دِرْهَم (dirham, dirham), from Middle Persian 𐭦𐭥𐭦𐭭 (drahm), from Ancient Greek δραχμή (drakhmḗ, drachma). Doublet of dracma and dírham.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /aˈdaɾme/ [aˈð̞aɾ.me]
  • Rhymes: -aɾme
  • Syllabification: a‧dar‧me

Noun

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adarme m (plural adarmes)

  1. (historical) adarme, Spanish dram (a traditional unit of mass equivalent to about 1.8 g)
  2. (historical) adarme, peso (a former Spanish coin and unit of currency notionally equivalent to an adarme of gold)
  3. (figurative) bit, ounce (any insignificantly small weight or amount of anything)

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